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ANT Wireless Releases 2018 Symposium Agenda and an Exciting Lineup of Keynote Speakers


COCHRANE, Alberta, Sept. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ANT Wireless, an innovator in ultra-low power (ULP) wireless technology, today announced the details of its upcoming Symposium. Taking place October 2 - 4, 2018 in Banff, Alberta, the conference will explore the technical and commercial possibilities of ANT and ANT+, while also sharing wireless technology best practices and connecting thought leaders across the IoT ecosystem.

Keynotes this year will feature presentations from thought leaders on the essential elements for building successful IoT applications and how to use sensor networks to unlock valuable insights. Ray Maker will also return to share his views on the state of wearable technology. From smart agriculture to oil and gas to connected fitness, a range of markets and applications will be covered. Between keynotes, seminars and networking events, industry professionals will have the opportunity to share their experiences, explore new partnerships and learn about the benefits of using ANT and ANT+ for connectivity solutions. 

"Since its inception 11 years ago, the ANT Wireless Symposium has gained impressive momentum. What initially started as a low-power wireless solutions conference for sports and fitness has evolved into a global event that showcases real-world connectivity use cases that drive innovation across all industries," said Andrew Skarsgard, Director of ANT Wireless. "We're excited to bring technology leaders and executives together once again to explore the unlimited business opportunities of wireless technology, and empower our partners to continue to drive the ongoing expansion of the Internet of Things."

As part of its annual Symposium, ANT Wireless selects honorees for its Inspired+ Awards. This year's winners will be announced on Thursday, October 4 and will join the ranks of last year's winners:

  • Herman Miller, 2017 winner of Inspired+ for their Live OS application
  • Baron Controls, 2017 winner of Inspired+ for their ProShift system
  • Full Speed Ahead (FSA), 2017 winner of Inspired+ for their K-FORCE WE product

ANT Wireless wishes to give special thanks to Nordic Semiconductor, a premier sponsor of the symposium from the beginning. Other sponsors include Connect IQ, Rutronik, Dayton Industrial and North Pole Engineering.

For more information on the event and to register, please visit

About ANT / ANT+ (
ANT is an established protocol and silicon solution for ultra-low power (ULP) practical wireless networking applications. With millions of deployed nodes, ANT is perfectly suited for any kind of low data rate sensor network topologies; from peer- to-peer or star, to practical mesh; in personal area networks (PAN) which are well suited for sports, fitness, wellness and home health applications, or in local area networks (LAN) in home and IoT applications.

ANT+ Product Directory (
The ANT+ Product Directory is a complete inventory of all ANT+ certified or verified products. ANT+ is the pervasive ULP wireless technology facilitating the capture of critical market share in the exploding mobile sensor sector. This standardized communication platform enables quick-to-market solutions for application developers, sensor manufacturers, and cell phone makers. ANT+ has amassed an ecosystem of world-class technology vendors in the ANT+ Alliance, an open special interest group of companies who have adopted the ANT+ promise of
interoperability. These industry leaders offer readily-available brand name products for sport, wellness management and home health monitoring. Visit for a complete listing of ANT+ certified and verified products.

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